A New Low-Carb Dieter Needs YOUR Help

Filed under: Low-carb Tips — @ August 15, 2007

I just had to blog about an e-mail I received from a new low-carber who had some questions about her carb intake that you may find intriguing.

Rather than me explaining the obvious answers, let’s see how well my very knowledgeable readers can do to respond to this. There’s so much flawed in this person’s rationalization of livin’ la vida low-carb that it should be pretty easy.

Here’s what the reader sent to me in an e-mail:

Hi Jimmy,

I’ve gotten past the Induction period and have been doing very well with keeping my carb intake below 20 grams per day with the exception of this evening’s dinner when I ate 2 1/2 wings, 2 drumsticks and a biscuit from Popeye’s which totals about 51 carbs for one meal.

I read the blog post you provided about some people eating 50-60 carbs in a day and still lost weight, but what happens if I eat 51 carbs in a day but all at one meal? Does this kick my body off of ketosis? And will it take 2-3 days to get back to ketosis or 2 weeks more of Induction?

Thanks very much for your help.

I already responded to the reader, but let’s have some fun. What say YOU? Share your own response and read what everyone else has to say about the issues in this e-mail by clicking here.


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